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Battery:Mercy Aigbe’s husband sent to Kirikiri

Olanrewaju Gentry, the embattled  husband of Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe will spend at least one night in Kirikiri Prisons. He was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for Wife battery and criminal assault.But the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Y.O. Aje-Afunwa, gave him a bail condition of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum. The sureties were required to submit their ... Read More »

Senator angry with Buhari for not calling Osinbajo Acting president

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa representing Abia North has expressed his anger at President Muhammadu Buhari for not addressing the Vice President in his letter as Acting President. Ohuabunwa stated that the President said he was going on an indefinite leave but stated that Osinbajo will be coordinating affairs in his absence, this he stated was wrong. The letter read, “In compliance ... Read More »

Yemi Alade replaces Tuface as “The Voice” Coach

Nigerian female artiste, Yemi Alade, will replace Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2Baba as coach in the second season of M-Net music reality show, `The Voice Nigeria.’ According to the M-Net West Africa team, 2Baba has left the show to pursue other commitments which has prompted the need for a new coach. The second season, which kicks off in a ... Read More »

Just In: Former Head of Service, Steve Oronsaye discharged of Corruption charges

Nigeria’s Former Head of Civil Service, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye has just been discharged and acquitted from charges of corruption by the EFCC at court 5 Abuja FCT. More details later Read More »

Fashola angry with DISCOs “Stop complaining, just deliver light”

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, told electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that nobody forced them to acquire power assets and as a result should focus on their work and deliver light to Nigerians. The minister scolded the DisCos over their inability to meet the electricity needs of consumers. Speaking in Plateau state during a monthly meeting ... Read More »

Nollywood Star, Bob Manuel Udokwu bags new Chieftaincy Title

The traditional ruler of Ogidi in Anambra State Igwe Uzo Onyido has conferred  the chieftaincy title of “Nze Anagba Nkili” meaning “Chief that people rush to behold”  on Nollywood Actor turned Politician, Bob Manuel–Udokwu According to him ” This is my town’s recognition of my contribution to the upliftment of the society through entertainment” The ceremony took place   on ... Read More »

EFCC to arraign Former Minister, Bala Usman tomorrow

Former Minister of the FCT, Bala Muhammed will be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on fresh six-count charges tomorrow. Bala, who was last Wednesday re-arrested and detained by the EFCC, would be arraigned before an FCT High Court on charges bordering on bribery and false asset declaration in the sum of N864 million and properties in ... Read More »

Jonathan’s aide, Kingsley Kuku cries out: EFCC, DSS out to ruin my li

Former Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta, Kingsley Kuku, has cried out that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Department of State Service, DSS, want to arrest, detain and persecute him as they did to former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki retd. Kuku alleged that the two government agencies were against him because of ... Read More »

Raji Rasaki jailed over 419!

A  90 year-old man, Raji Rasaki has been jailed at A Magistrate Court in Iyangaku, Ibadan, Oyo State for obtaing N150, 000 from one Mrs. Molars Ajani by false pretence. The prosecutor, Mr. Oyebanji Oluseye, told the court that the convict,  committed the offence in the Idi-Oro area of Apete community, Ibadan, in 2014. In the charge sheet, with suit ... Read More »

Shocker:Some Chibok Girls refused freedom-Negotiator

  Some of the schoolgirls, abducted by Boko Haram militants from the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014, refused to be part of a group of 82 girls freed at the weekend, one of the negotiators involved in the release said on Monday. After over three years in captivity, 82 of the schoolgirls were released out of ... Read More »